Friday, 19th December 2014
Indonesia Top News
  • Press should give constructive criticism: President
    1 hour ago
    The press should give constructive criticism and not pass remarks that can encourage a sense of pessimism, President Joko Widodo stated. "Mass media can be sharp, but should still educate. Media can bite, but should not ...
  • President Jokowi receives ANTARA Achievement Award
    3 hours ago
    President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo was conferred the ANTARA Achievement Award during the 77th anniversary celebrations of the Indonesian national news agency here on Thursday evening. President Director of the agency Syaiful ...
  • Central bank and OJK need to convince the market
    6 hours ago
    Bank Indonesia and the Financial Service Authority (OJK) need to coordinate intensively to convince the market that the government is well in control of the economy, an economic said. The market needs to be convinced in ...
  • Government optimistic about Indonesian economy in 2015
    17th December 2014
    The government is optimistic about Indonesias economic condition in 2015, believing that it will be better following improving fiscal conditions and national exports. "We are optimistic that Indonesias economy will be ...
  • Indonesia`s foreign debts up 10.7 percent to US$294.5 b
    17th December 2014
    Indonesias foreign debts grew 10.7 percent year-on-year to US$294.5 billion by the end of October, Bank Indonesia official said. The debt grew from US$292.3 billion in September 2014, Executive Director for Communication ...
  • Death toll in Banjarnegara landslide climbs to 64 on Tuesday
    16th December 2014
    The death toll of the landslide that hit Jemblung hamlet in Central Javas Banjarnegara district rose to 64 on Tuesday afternoon, according to the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB). Head of the agencys Data and ...
  • External factors responsible for rupiah`s fall: Chief minister
    16th December 2014
    External factors were responsible for the depreciation of the countrys currency in the past few weeks, Indonesian Chief Economic Minister Sofyan Djalil stated here on Tuesday. "This is a global trend that has affected not ...
  • Three dead as Sydney siege ends
    16th December 2014
    Sydneys terror siege ended in tragedy early Tuesday morning with three dead - including the lone gunman - as police stormed the cafe. Flashes of light and gunshot rang out from the building only moments after six hostages ...
  • People now reluctant to join transmigration programs: Kalla
    15th December 2014
    It is not easy to ask people to transmigrate now because there are many jobs available in Java, Vice President Jusuf Kalla said. This, he added, was leading to decreasing availability of land in the region. "Now, it ...
  • 40.9 million people are at risk of landslides:Agency
    15th December 2014
    As many as 40.9 million people, which is 17.2 percent of the population of Indonesia, are in danger of landslides, a spokesman for the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB), Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, said. "Some 40.9 ...